music The Best Britpop Bands  

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At the beginning of the 1990s, Britpop started to dominate the airwaves not only in the UK, but globally as well. At the time though, the British music scene was in flux. Electronic music and indie rock were becoming popular. But, Brit pop, which took elements of guitar rock and pop music to create a new genre of rock. Britpop became a British movement where many working class bands and was a reaction of what was going on in the UK and against grunge music. Britpop brought British alternative rock into the mainstream, and brought several British pop bands into the mainstream.

So, who are considered the best Britpop bands? No Britpop bands list would be complete without Oasis and Blur at or near the top of this poll. Both of these bands are considered the top Britpop bands. Other popular Britpop bands, like Suede, Pulp and James are on here. All Britpop bands should be on this list. Even today, years after the movement ended, Britpop artists continue to put out stellar music, either as a solo artist or with their original band. No matter how you see it, Britpop was a dominant force that put British rock music back on the scene.
 
That said, it's hard to determine what is the best Britpop band. It's not an easy question to answer, but it's up to you to determine who is considered the greatest Britpop band. This list answers the questions "who are the best Britpop bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest Britpop musician ever?"If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular britpop bands that you might've heard of. This Britpop bands list will determine which Britpop musician should be considered the best of all time.(54 items)

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Blur is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Blur Indie pop, Shoegazing, Pop music

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Oasis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Oasis Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock

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Pulp is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Pulp Indie pop, Britpop, Alternative rock

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Suede is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Suede Britpop, Alternative rock, Glam rock

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The Verve is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Verve Noise rock, Shoegazing, Rock music

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Supergrass is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Supergrass Britpop, Alternative rock

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Noel Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Noel Gallagher Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock

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The Stone Roses is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Stone Roses Jangle pop, Indie pop, Blues-rock

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James is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
James Indie pop, New Wave, Madchester

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Elastica is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Elastica Rock music, New wave of new wave, Britpop

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Stereophonics is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Stereophonics Indie pop, Rock music, Post-Britpop

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Travis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Travis Rock music, Britpop, Baroque pop

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Kula Shaker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Kula Shaker Raga rock, Neo-psychedelia, Britpop

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Ocean Colour Scene is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Ocean Colour Scene Blues-rock, Madchester, Britpop

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Super Furry Animals is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Super Furry Animals Experimental rock, Post-Britpop, Neo-psychedelia

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The La's is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The La's Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock

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Ash is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Ash Pop punk, Rock music, Grunge

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Echobelly is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Echobelly Pop music, Britpop, Alternative rock

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Sleeper is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Sleeper Britpop, Indie rock

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Beady Eye is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Beady Eye Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock

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Manic Street Preachers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Manic Street Preachers Rock music, Pop rock, Britpop

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Shed Seven is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Shed Seven Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock

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The Bluetones is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Bluetones Jangle pop, Indie pop, Rock music

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Cast is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Cast Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock

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Dodgy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Dodgy Pop music, Rock music, Power pop

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Gene is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Gene Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock

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The Divine Comedy is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Divine Comedy Pop music, Alternative rock, Baroque pop

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Jarvis Cocker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Jarvis Cocker Indie pop, Britpop, Alternative rock

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Catatonia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Catatonia Post-Britpop, Britpop, Alternative rock

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Black Grape is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Black Grape Alternative dance, Britpop

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The Charlatans is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Charlatans Madchester, Folk rock, Britpop

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Snow Patrol is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Snow Patrol Post-Britpop, Folk rock, Power pop

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The Boo Radleys is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Boo Radleys Shoegazing, Dream pop, Britpop

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Marion is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Marion Rock music, Britpop

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Noel Gallagher's High Flying B... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock

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Menswear is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Menswear Britpop

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My Life Story is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
My Life Story Pop music, Britpop

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Idlewild is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Idlewild Post-Britpop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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Heavy Stereo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Heavy Stereo Acoustic music, Britpop, Alternative rock

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Salad is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Salad Pop music, Britpop, Alternative rock

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Octopus is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Octopus Britpop, Alternative rock

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The Auteurs is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Auteurs Indie pop, Rock music, Britpop

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Powder is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Powder Britpop

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Northern Uproar is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Northern Uproar Rock music

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Space is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Space Britpop, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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Me Me Me is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Me Me Me Britpop

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Blood Red Shoes is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
Blood Red Shoes Garage rock, Grunge, Stoner rock - Rock music

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The Arcana is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Arcana Baroque pop/rock

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The Rain is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
The Rain Rock music, Britpop, Alternative rock

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These Animal Men is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Britpop Bands
These Animal Men Indie, Britpop, Alternative rock